Cape Town Couple Behind R278-Million Ponzi Scheme Sentenced

[SAPS] A Western Cape couple behind a multimillion Ponzi scheme has been sentenced in the Thembalethu Regional Court on Wednesday, 21 September 2017 for fraud and contravening the banks Act.

[SAPS] A Western Cape couple behind a multimillion Ponzi scheme has been sentenced in the Thembalethu Regional Court on Wednesday, 21 September 2017 for fraud and contravening the banks Act.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

MEC Dan Plato Conducts Solidarity Walkabout With Neighbourhood Watches in Kraaifontein, 22 Sept

[Govt of SA] Tonight, Friday 22 September 2017, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will continue his solidarity walkabouts with Neighbourhood Watches (NHWs) as he joins the Kraaifontein Neighbourhood Watches on their patrol of their …

[Govt of SA] Tonight, Friday 22 September 2017, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will continue his solidarity walkabouts with Neighbourhood Watches (NHWs) as he joins the Kraaifontein Neighbourhood Watches on their patrol of their community.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Six Nabbed in Cleveland for Possession of Hijacked Truck

[SAPS] Trio crimes – hijackings, business and house robberies – were once again dealt a heavy blow by the South African Police Service with the swift arrest of six suspects in Cleveland, Johannesburg East, for possession of a hijacked truck.

[SAPS] Trio crimes - hijackings, business and house robberies - were once again dealt a heavy blow by the South African Police Service with the swift arrest of six suspects in Cleveland, Johannesburg East, for possession of a hijacked truck.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Health Workers Race to Contain Cholera Outbreak in Northeast

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Health workers in northeast Nigeria said on Tuesday they were striving to contain a cholera outbreak which is sweeping through camps for those uprooted by Boko Haram, amid a drive to vaccinate hundreds of thousands o…

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Health workers in northeast Nigeria said on Tuesday they were striving to contain a cholera outbreak which is sweeping through camps for those uprooted by Boko Haram, amid a drive to vaccinate hundreds of thousands of people against the disease.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mount Road FCs Unit Commended for Their Sterling Efforts

[SAPS] In its resolve to fight crime against women and children, the expertise and specialised training of our Family Violence Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit (FCS) is pivotal in ensuring that perpetrators of rape and sexual abuse is removed …

[SAPS] In its resolve to fight crime against women and children, the expertise and specialised training of our Family Violence Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit (FCS) is pivotal in ensuring that perpetrators of rape and sexual abuse is removed from society for a long time.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘General’ John Moodey Ready to Lead Gauteng DA in ‘Make or Break’ 2019 Elections

[News24Wire] Democratic Alliance Gauteng leader John Moodey, who is seeking re-election, wants to lead the party in its quest to take the province from the African National Congress in the “make or break” 2019 national elections.

[News24Wire] Democratic Alliance Gauteng leader John Moodey, who is seeking re-election, wants to lead the party in its quest to take the province from the African National Congress in the "make or break" 2019 national elections.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

UN Report Falls Short On Humanitarian Crisis Around Lake Chad

[IPS] Stockholm, Sweden -It is encouraging to see that the United Nations Security Council is beginning to acknowledge the transboundary dimensions of fragility and conflict, as demonstrated by its newly launched Report of the Secretary-General on the …

[IPS] Stockholm, Sweden -It is encouraging to see that the United Nations Security Council is beginning to acknowledge the transboundary dimensions of fragility and conflict, as demonstrated by its newly launched Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in the Lake Chad Basin region. The report, which was presented in the Security Council on 13 September 2017, emphasizes the need for regional responses and enhanced cooperation of different UN and humanitarian agencies as an important step to addressing the unfolding humani

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Ugandan Police Shut Down Protests Over Presidential Age Limit Bill

[Deutsche Welle] Police in Uganda fired teargas at demonstrators protesting against a proposed law that could remove presidential age limits. The change is seen as an attempt by longtime President Yoweri Museveni to extend his rule.

[Deutsche Welle] Police in Uganda fired teargas at demonstrators protesting against a proposed law that could remove presidential age limits. The change is seen as an attempt by longtime President Yoweri Museveni to extend his rule.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kenya Court Blames Electoral Commission Over Annulled Election

[Deutsche Welle] Kenya’s Supreme Court has delivered scathing criticism of the election board’s conduct during last month’s botched presidential vote. The opposition claims the poll was manipulated to help President Kenyatta win.

[Deutsche Welle] Kenya's Supreme Court has delivered scathing criticism of the election board's conduct during last month's botched presidential vote. The opposition claims the poll was manipulated to help President Kenyatta win.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Rhino Poachers Get Prison Time

[SAnews.gov.za] Joint efforts of the South African Police Service (SAPS) and game rangers have resulted in 18 suspects being arrested in Skhukuza, Hluhluwe, Barberton, KwaMsane, Nongoma and Gluckstadt.

[SAnews.gov.za] Joint efforts of the South African Police Service (SAPS) and game rangers have resulted in 18 suspects being arrested in Skhukuza, Hluhluwe, Barberton, KwaMsane, Nongoma and Gluckstadt.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa